Presented by Phillip J Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU
Produced by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
-State the clinical indications for performing ultrasound evaluation of renal artery stenosis.
-Recognize renal sonographic anatomy including common anomalies of the renal vascular system.
-List examination protocols and scan techniques for successful Doppler evaluation of renal artery stenosis using the direct interrogation method.
-Outline examination protocols and scan techniques for successful Doppler evaluation of renal artery stenosis using the indirect interrogation method.
Physicians, PA’s, sonographers, sonography students and other medical professionals who will be involved with performing and/or interpreting renal artery duplex/color flow imaging examinations. Physicians may include (but is not limited to) radiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, cardiology, internal medicine, and primary care.
Renal Anatomy & Vasculature, Scan Techniques-Direct and Indirect Approach, Normal and Abnormal Doppler/Color Flow Characteristics of the Renal Vasculature, Stents, Fibromuscular Dysplasia, Renal Cysts, Stones and Masses. Diagnostic Criteria for Diagnosing Renal Artery Stenosis
Release date12/10/2018. Approved for credit through: 12/10/2021
1.25 AMA PRA cat.1 CME credits available. See CME INFORMATION link on Home Page.